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Loreburn Housing Association
27 Moffat Road

Tel for applications - 01387 321350

Email for applications - Recruitment@loreburn.org.uk

Contact for applications - Kirsty Robertson


Director of Property & Development

Dumfries | Loreburn Housing Association
£61,527 - £67,926

Closing date

1st April 2019, at 12 Noon

Salary and Employment Details

Salary: £61,527 - £67,926 (Starting salary is negotiable depending on experience)
Location: Dumfries

35 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Job Description

Loreburn H A is a registered charity established in 1982 operating across the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland. We own and manage over 2,500 properties across Dumfries & Galloway, offering a wide variety of accommodation and services to suit a range of needs. Our vision is to ‘Create Great Places to Live’ and our ambition is to be recognised amongst the Best Housing Associations’ in Scotland.

Loreburn is an amazing place to work for those who can turn vision into reality, are happy to be accountable for results and possess the high energy levels required to drive positive change. In April 2018, we were named Scottish Charity Employer of The Year for a second consecutive year. With triple Investors in People Gold, a significant investment in personal development and a focus on talent management we aim to grow our own superstars.

With fuel poverty a significant challenge in the region, the Director of Property and Development has been created to take forward our strategic vision including developing new homes to Passiv Haus standard and ensuring our asset investment results in high energy, quality homes for our customers. This post is critical to our long-term success, as the Director of Property and Development will position quality homes, new housing and people at the heart of our business. Often housing association’s new homes are their show stopping product but at Loreburn H A we are as committed to investment in our current stock to ensure we offer quality homes with the highest energy standards to loyal longstanding customers.

The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker with an exceptional track record of property and people management, a strong commitment to excellence and driving forward improvements. With a £175m portfolio of homes, a commitment of £50m to build 353 new homes and a significant Asset Management budget over three years, the job will be fast paced and interesting. Due to our ambitious development programme, the introduction of a Repairs Service in addition to the significant challenge to upgrade the energy efficiency of existing stock in a cost-efficient way we know we are looking for a special person. Someone who can interpret and drive big picture thinking within a culture of empowerment and innovation.

Loreburn HA are facing an ambitious future with confidence. We acknowledge this is a demanding place to work but believe this is an exciting opportunity for the right person who will deliver a positive step change to the way services are delivered for our customers. We have high expectations and a culture of accountability and ownership, if you are confident you can deliver in that environment then we’d love to hear from you.

If you require any further information, or would like a discussion about the role, please contact Kirsty Robertson on 01387 321350 and she will make the necessary arrangements with our Chief Executive.


The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon 1st April 2019. Any applications received after this time cannot be considered.

Interview Dates:

First Stage - 23rd April
Second Stage - 24th April